Canned Spiced Pickled Beets9 Reviews
- Prep: 1 hr
- Cook: 45 min
- Ready In: 1 hr 45 min
“Found this recipe in an old recipe box I bought at a rummage sale years ago. It's easy, and everyone who tries them loves them. I use large mouth quart or pint jars. Makes 6 quarts of beets.” - by Lori in Hibbing, MN
Original recipe yields 6 quarts
- In a large pot, mix the white vinegar, sugar, water, cinnamon, salt, and cloves together; bring the mixture to a boil, and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Stir in the beets, and simmer until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
- Sterilize the jars, lids, and rings in boiling water for at least 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, pack the sliced beets into the hot, sterilized jars, and pour in the beet liquid to fill the jars to within 1/4 inch of the top. Run a sterilized knife or a thin spatula around the insides of the jars after they have been filled to remove any air bubbles. Wipe the rims of the jars with a moist paper towel to remove any food residue. Top with lids, and screw on rings.
- Place a rack in the bottom of a large stockpot and fill halfway with water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then carefully lower the jars into the pot using a holder. Leave a 2 inch space between the jars. Pour in more boiling water if necessary until the water level is at least 1 inch above the tops of the jars. Bring the water to a full boil, cover the pot, and process for 30 minutes. Add more time if you are at high altitude.
- Remove the jars from the stockpot and place onto a cloth-covered or wood surface, several inches apart, until cool. Once cool, press the top of each lid with a finger, ensuring that the seal is tight (lid does not move up or down at all). Store in a cool, dark area.
Amount Per Serving (18 total)
- 307 cal
- 0.6 g
- < 1%
- 74.2 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (9)Rate This Recipe
"This is the first time I've ever made pickled beets and I thought these turned out wonderful :) The spices add a really nice warmth to the recipe and the beets are quite addictive! It's also an easy r..." See moreecipe and a great way to use up a bunch of beets! These would be so great in all kinds of things, like salads and such. So good! Thanks for the recipe!!"
"Being a former bluejacket I knew this couldn't go wrong. We made them, love them and will make them again. Brian B...." See more"
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